The role of imaging in acute pancreatitis

A G Chalmers
European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 1997, 9 (2): 106-16
The roles of ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance in the evaluation and management of acute pancreatitis are discussed with emphasis on the advantages and disadvantages of each. The importance of imaging in the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis, acute fluid collections, pancreatic abscess, pseudocysts and vascular complications is reviewed. The use of interventional techniques as opposed to surgical intervention is discussed.

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